Author: Naomi

#GivingTuesday

We are excited to participate in #GivingTuesday. Created to kick-off the holiday season, #GivingTuesday  gives non-profits across the country the chance to bolster community support. Making a donation to Red Wiggler today will allow us to run innovative programming through the Winter in our greenhouse.  The first $1000 of #GivingTuesday donations will be matched dollar for Read More …

Farm 2 Group Home Delivery

The same delicious vegetables that make up a Red Wiggler CSA share are delivered weekly to the ARC of Montgomery and to Community Support Services (CSS), the agencies that support group homes in Montgomery County.  Almost 11,000 pounds of vegetables, or 29% of our yield, was delivered as part of our Farm to Group Home Read More …

Sam’s Cooking

Here’s another guest blog post from our Education Assistant, Sam Sheehan: Before starting work at Red Wiggler, there were a lot of vegetables I was familiar with, though never actually ate, much less cooked. Recently, I’ve started to experiment a little more with the vegetables I was given, even if it meant cooking the same Read More …

Sweet Potato Harvest

    The 1/2-acre planted with sweet potato slips last spring has yielded over 1 ton of potatoes and 1600 lbs of vines.       Sweet potato harvesting is quite a process:  First, the vines of the plants are pulled out and bagged for delivery to the ARC of Montgomery and Community Support Services Read More …

Grower Spotlight: Craig

No matter whether we are harvesting beets or squash, Craig wants to find the biggest ones. Craig enjoys picking the greens with leaves big enough to fan a pharaoh, and finding the hidden zucchinis that have grown into baseball bats.  Craig has been working at Red Wiggler since 2006. One of his regular jobs is Read More …